50 Random Health Tips to Drastically Improve your Life Right Now

As fun and simple as these sound, they truly are a recipe for wellness. So please do yourself a favor and go through this list, pick out your weaknesses, and then strengthen them, one at a time. No rush, seriously. Life is a journey, enjoy it and keep on improving yourself.

1.  Eat breakfast.

2.  Drink enough water.

3.  Eat your veggies.

4.  Eat your fruits.

5.  Eat antioxidants.

6.  Eat alkaline foods.

7.  Don’t’ eat burnt foods. Cook veggies so they are crispy and meat so it is moist.

8.  Eat organic foods, especially animal based.

9.  Stretch, your mind that is. Be open and listen to others before expressing your already-made-up mind.

10.  Exercise or move 30 minutes daily at 60-85% your max heart rate. Knowing how to calculate your target heart rate is a must for this.

11.  Neurobics for your mind. Do things differently to keep your mind challenged and evolving. Do daily things with your off-hand. Park in different places.

12.  Meditate/Ground yourself daily with focused breathing and movements. 5-10 minutes is a great start.

13.  Serve others unconditionally on a daily basis. Trust me, it comes right back at you in amazing ways. Not that that should be motivation to do it though!

14.  If you speak it, mean it and make it happen, especially the small things like being on time when you say you will. Everything that comes out of your mouth should be a promise.

15.  Eat anti-inflammatory foods.

16.  Eat regular small meals throughout the day.

17.  Drink filtered water.

18.  Eat foods that are natural, not processed.

19.  Learn how to stretch properly to decrease your tension and relieve stress.

20.  Do higher intensity workouts with circuit training to help boost your metabolism.

21.  Mix up your cardio with interval training.

22.  Quit smoking. It is linked to just about every human disease.

23.  Use a neti pot before allergy seasons.

24.  Kick the drug habit and use natural essential oils. They easily replace aspirin, cold medicine, allergy medication, and more.

25.  Boost your immunity with laughing. Surround yourself with people orwatch movies/events that make you laugh.

26.  Sleep at least 7 hours every night.

27.  Do a dynamic exercise routine daily to keep the body strong and flexible.

28.  Wash your hands frequently. Use a natural hand sanitizer.

29.  Do not judge others, accept them as a lesson to improve yourself in that area.

30.  Be kind, or don’t be at all. Act as a ripple in a lake. We are all in the same lake.

31.  Follow the 80/20 rules.

32.  Follow the Rules of Eating list.

33.  Don’t drink more than 4 ounces of liquid with your meal, 15 minutes before, or within 60 minutes after.

34.  Eat dessert as its own meal, not after a meal, i.e., combine your foods properly.

35.  Know approximately how many calories you eat per day. Low to normal calorie intake is more related to longevity than anything else.

36.  Set time aside at least twice per week for preparing your lunches and snacks for the week. This should also decrease any need for fast food.

37.  Buy a juicer and make your own fruit and veggie juices. Also great for kids. No added sugar or calories, just fruit and or veggies.

38.  Limit alcohol to weekends or at most 1 glass per day

39.  Plan your meals ahead so chaos can’t stop you from eating well.

40.  Take yourself out of your comfort zone, daily. Growth equals discomfort, why do you think they call it growing pains? You must push past the hesitations that are created from fear of the unknown. Ready, fire, then aim. Otherwise you could be waiting to fire for the rest of your life!

41.  Know what a serving size is when you eat from pre-packaged foods, then teach your kids.

42.  Use fresh, natural smoothies as meal replacements.

43.  Throw away any spices or oils that are over a year old in your cupboard. At best they are useless. At worst they are rancid and unhealthy.

44.  Do not regret anything. Forgive, and accept life as it is. Any illusion of control we have over what happens is just that, an illusion. Trust life, it will take care of you. Life happens FOR you, not TO you. You can make the sourest of things taste sweet if you add enough sugar.

45.  Don’t overeat just because you exercise.

46.  Spread smiles to as many people as possible, starting NOW =)

47.  If you don’t know your purpose or have an intense passion for something, find one!

48.  Make sure to get at least one hug per day. Yes, animals definitely count.

49.  Eat your protein, especially if you don’t like meat or you exercise a lot. Protein is what REBUILDS us.

50.  Have cheat days or meals and enjoy them. Not only does guilt SUCK, it is also very unhealthy and HEAVY to carry around.

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Juicing

 

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    Have you ever read what is in those “all natural” and “fresh” juices? They are not even close to fresh or natural. So
   without going off on a tirade about them, here is my favorite way to start the day out! And yes, I love coffee, but
   coffee is acidic and this juice is cleansing and alkaline. So it is a GREAT way to cleanse the blood and get your daily
   vitamins in.
   You will need a juicer, so if you do not have one check out the Breville Compact Juicer. It is one of the best
   investments you can make for your health. Now you can drink fresh natural juices the real way, and your kids will
   love it too.
 
   Try this veggie juice recipe for adults (makes about two large glasses):
  • 2 large handfuls of spinach
  • 8 large carrots
  • one kale leaf
  • 2 green chard leaves
  • one celery stalk
  • 2 whole apples, cut in half
  • one whole lemon, cut in half
  • one half of a red beet
  • a few sprigs of parsley
   What’s great about juicing with the Breville is there is no need to peel or cut the ends off of the carrots or other
   veggies. Just wash all produce thoroughly!
   
    Here is a recipe your kids will love:
  • one apple
  • one quarter lemon
  • one carrot
  • small handful of grapes
  • handful of spinach
     And our Top TEN reasons to juice:
  1. Enzymes! Aids in digesting, stimulating the brain, cellular energy & repairing tissue.
  2. Prevents disease by keeping the blood more alkaline and feeding it with healthy enzymes.
  3. FRESH, natural nutrients (no added sugars like those you would find in the juices on the supermarket shelves).
  4. Less digestive work s your body can focus on other things, like healing itself!.
  5. Nutrients are absorbed quickly and more efficiently into your body.
  6. Healthy sugar (juices contain simple sugars) that your body can actually use.
  7. Phytochemicals. These are only found in fruits & veggies and prevent specific diseases.
  8. Vitamins and minerals.
  9. Juicing itself is a discipiline that carries over into other health practices.
  10. Used as a meal replacement, juicing can significantly reduce overall calorie intake per day, and therefore increase most people’s health with just that beneift.

 

Homemade Delicious Juice

Antioxidants

Please note there are many more foods, these just have the most per serving.

 

Berries (especially blueberries)

Green leafy veggies (especially kale)

Raw cacao

Sea veggies (sea weed)

Beans (red, kidney, pinto, black)

Quinoa

Apple (red, gala, green)

Sweet cherry

Pecan

Prune

Cranberry

Artichokes (cooked) 

Turmeric

Coconut oil

Olive oil

Walnuts

Kiwifruit

Soybeans (cooked)

Tofu (raw)

Cauliflower (boiled)

Broccoli (steamed)

Winter squash

Summer squash

Green tea

Papaya and pineapple

Ginger